Who am I?
A few words about me
I qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1987, and then worked at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham for nine years. There I gained a wealth of experience in all the major areas of Orthopaedics, specialising in Musculoskeletal problems and working closely with Consultants as a Senior Physiotherapist in Orthopaedic, Spinal, Fracture, Rheumatology, Hand and Post-Operative Clinics.
As a Senior Physiotherapist I set up an Acute Sports Injury Clinic in the Accident and Emergency Department and a Research Project into treatment of ‘whiplash’ injuries. Since then I have worked in the Private Sector at Nuffield Hospitals and Physiotherapy Clinics in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.
Before qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 1987, I took an Honours Degree in Physiology at Birmingham University which proves very useful in understanding the underlying nature of soft tissue injuries and the healing process.
My enjoyment of Half Marathon running for a decade was followed by a serious passion for Rock Climbing over 15 years in the Peak District and Scotland. I love exploring mountains in the wildernesses of the Highlands with my husband Tim and managing my ‘hobby’ flock of 17 Shetland sheep & 2 Shetland heifers with the help of our working Border Collie and our Swedish Vallhund dogs.
Mountaineering with 3 Swedish Vallhunds